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Dr. Soram Khalsa

Entries by Dr. Soram Khalsa

An Integrative Medicine Guide to Better Health

(23) Comments | Posted January 2, 2013 | 2:45 PM

Integrative medicine is the future of health care in our country. Doctors who specialize in integrative medicine study conventional medicine and realize its benefits. But they go on to study natural modalities of therapy including herbs, diet, acupuncture and homeopathy as a complement and supplement to traditional medicine. Because they...

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The Flexibility of Your Body Correlates With the Flexibility of Your Arteries

(71) Comments | Posted May 11, 2010 | 9:03 AM

Flexibility is one of the main aspects of physical fitness along with cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance. Most health clubs emphasize cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength, giving only an occasional class that will improve flexibility, such as yoga.

As we get older it is normal for our arteries to...

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Breast Cancer, Integrative Medicine, and Vitamin D

(76) Comments | Posted October 20, 2009 | 7:39 AM

October is breast cancer awareness month. By this point in time all of us are fully aware of the impact of breast cancer upon our families and our society. The American Cancer Society has estimated that in 2009, there will be over 192,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer...

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Vitamin D For Swine Flu Prevention

(34) Comments | Posted October 5, 2009 | 4:47 PM

I believe optimizing our Vitamin D blood levels is one of the best things we can do to protect ourselves from the Swine Flu.

Over the last 10 years our understanding of Vitamin D has evolved from a simple vitamin believed to be useful in preventing rickets to our current...

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What You Can Do About The Vitamin D Epidemic

(63) Comments | Posted May 14, 2009 | 3:22 PM

There are two serious vitamin D health epidemics in America today; one is the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency and the other is the epidemic of ignorance about vitamin D deficiency.

As a board certified internist, I have chosen, for the last 30 years, to take a personalized approach in...

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Vitamin D: If You Can't Get It From Sun, Take The Pill

(29) Comments | Posted February 2, 2008 | 11:53 PM

Vitamin D deficiency is probably the most frequent vitamin deficiency in America. I am writing this article to encourage you to go to the health food store and start taking 1000 International Units (IU) of Vitamin D everyday.

It is estimated that anywhere from 30 to 100% of Americans,...

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Kafka at the Airport: How I Ended Up on the TSA Watchlist

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2005 | 10:36 PM

As a physician who does a lot of work in environmental medicine, I thought my first blog would be on the subject of mercury in the environment and its role in our health.

However, after my experience this weekend traveling through the airport on my way to and from Phoenix...

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